Monday, October 4, 2021

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Highlights of PM Ismail Sabri’s speech when tabling the 12th Malaysia Plan

KUALA LUMPUR: Following are the highlights of Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob’s speech when tabling the 12th Malaysia Plan (12MP) 2021-2025 in Dewan Rakyat today. *With the objective of ‘A Prosperous, Inclusive, Sustainable Malaysia’, the 12MP focuses on...

12MP sets strategic direction based on Malaysian Family spirit

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob today tabled the 12th Malaysia Plan (2021-2025) which aims to restore the momentum of economic growth and achieve long-term development goals, as the country faces challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic. He...

12MP should focus on digital economy to achieve high-income nation status

KUALA LUMPUR: The government will need to focus on the digital economy and digital infrastructure as well as productivity in the 12th Malaysia Plan (12MP) to restore the country’s growth following the Covid-19 pandemic and hence realise the aim...

People want economy reopened with strict SOPs

By Aisyah Azzahra Suhiri KUCHING: The public generally agree that all sectors of the economy, which have been temporarily shut down due to the Covid-19 pandemic, should be allowed to reopen soon. They reason that this would save the livelihood of...

Pandemic to have long-term effect on economy

KUCHING: Covid-19 continues to have a long-term effect on the economy despite the relaxations announced by the state authorities, opined Datuk Dr Madeline Berma. The economist said that most full-service restaurants are operating but at small fractions of capacity. "This is...

Sustainable development state’s priority agenda

KUCHING: As the government continues with its agenda of turning Sarawak into a developed state with high-income economy by 2030, it is mindful of its moral and social responsibility to safeguard the environment and to sustainably manage and conserve...

Muhyiddin hopes new gov’t will be formed soon

KUALA LUMPUR: Caretaker Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has expressed hope that a new government can be formed as soon as possible so that there are no disruptions to the country’s administration. He said the next two months were...

Malaysia’s 2021 fiscal deficit to hover between 6.7-7 pct of GDP

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s fiscal deficit is expected to go up to between 6.5 and seven per cent of its gross domestic product (GDP) this year from the six per cent targeted earlier, after factoring in the recent stimulus packages...

Asean-US must focus on reigniting economies impacted by Covid-19

PUTRAJAYA: Asean and the United States (US) must focus on reigniting their economies and reversing the damages brought by Covid-19 pandemic, said Senior Minister of Foreign Affairs Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein. Speaking at the Asean-US Foreign Ministers’ Meeting held...

Govt functioning well, doing its best to combat Covid-19

JELI: Minister in the Prime Minister's Department (Economy) Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed said the government administration is still functioning well in working towards economic recovery and ensuring that the people are protected during the Covid-19 pandemic. He said despite the...
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Inspectors well trained to detect meter tampering

By Nazrinzulaiqa Hasbi KUCHING: Electricity meter inspectors in Sarawak are not just ordinary electricians or technicians; they have been trained...
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